Evelyn Southwell et al. in Worcester - late December, 1913

from Two Men: A Memoir, pages 12-13:

To H. E. E. HOWSON. College-Worcester. Dec. 23. The Mozart is great fun, but though I played him practically all the first two days, he has to retire for the moment. I am having lessons from Ivor Atkins. He was splendid. After being in the house five minutes he said, 'Now how much can you practise? Three hours, I suppose?' So I said I would and he would hear of nothing but Bach's forty-eight preludes and fugues, and started me on one of the few that have five parts. His playing of a prelude I had ground away at was a perfect marvel. And here am I booked for Thursday with that fugue, …   more >>
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Hugh Howson, Two Men: A Memoir (1919), p. 12-13. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1433697232878 accessed: 19 September, 2021

location of experience: Worcester

Listeners

Evelyn Southwell
Schoolmaster, Officer (armed forces)
1886-1916
Ivor Algernon Atkins
Organist, Kapellmeister
1869-1953

Listening to

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Prelude
written by Johann Sebastian Bach
performed by Evelyn Southwell, Ivor Algernon Atkins

Experience Information

Date/Time late December, 1913
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Notes

Letter from Evelyn Southwell to Hugh Howson


Originally submitted by sp327 on Sun, 07 Jun 2015 18:13:53 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:20:18 +0000